Beceem Communications, the leading provider of Mobile WiMAX chips, has chosen Red Bend’s vDirect Mobile™ device management (DM) client software for Beceem’s family of WiMAX chipsets. Beceem and Red Bend are integrating vDirect Mobile into Beceem’s carrier-proven software stack to provide Beceem’s customers with the option to leverage the proven performance of Red Bend’s OMA-DM client.
Beceem is the leading provider of mobile WiMAX semiconductors with proven over-the-air data speeds exceeding 30 Mbps. Beceem offers a number of single chip solutions optimized for mobile devices and CPEs, and Beceem’s products are WiMAX certified, XOHM qualified and validated against the WiMAX base stations from all major OEMs. Visit http://www.beceem.com/.
Borqs International Holding Corp. has adopted Red Bend's vRapid Mobile® for firmware over-the-air updating and vDirect Mobile for device management for its Open Mobile System (OMS) platform based on Google Android.
Established in 2007, Borqs International Holding Corp is a high-tech enterprise committed to providing end-to-end solutions to the whole value chain of mobile communications, including network operators and handset manufacturers. The core products of Borqs are a mobile operating system and smartphone platform. Visit www.borqs.com.
BYD Electronic (International) Company Limited (Stock Code:0285.HK) is a holding company which was incorporated in Hong Kong on June 14, 2007, and it’s a subsidiary of BYD Company Limited (Stock Code:1211.HK).
BYD Electronic is a world-leading vertically integrated provider of handset components and modules manufacturing and assembly services. The group (company and its subsidiaries) commenced business operations in December 2002. Currently, their prime business is the manufacture and sale of handset components (mainly including handset casings and handset keypads) and modules for handset manufacturers. In addition, they began providing assembly services (comprising high-level assembly service and PCB assembly service) to global leading handset manufacturers in 2006. Visit http://www.byd-electronic.com/.
China Mobile Communications Corp.'s research and development branch, China Mobile Research Institute, has chosen Red Bend to provide software for firmware over-the-air (FOTA) updating and device management (DM) for mobile phones that use the Android-based OPhone OS (Open Mobile Phone Operating System). China Mobile Communications Corp. is the world's largest wireless network operator with more than 500 million subscribers.
Under the agreement, China Mobile has adopted Red Bend's industry-leading vRapid Mobile® and vDirect Mobile™ for performing remote management and software updates on OPhone smartphones. The OPhone OS is based on the Google Android platform and is customized with China Mobile's applications and services, enabling the operator to bring a new wave of innovative handsets and Internet applications to the Chinese market. Visit: http://www.chinamobileltd.com/.
Fujitsu Toshiba Mobile Communications is a new Fujitsu-affiliated company established by the merger of the mobile phone businesses of Fujitsu and Toshiba. The company is engaged in the development and sale of mobile phones, primarily for KDDI. Fujitsu Toshiba Mobile Communications provides Red Bend’s FOTA update solution to Fujitsu and Toshiba brand mobile phones.
The company combines its deep know-how and technological capabilities to now to make the most of the small handset technologies owned by Fujitsu and Toshiba as the mobile phone market is under increasing competition in Japan and overseas around the world. The company is committed to offering products that meet customer needs and its works to earn the leading market share for mobile phones in Japan. Visit: http://jp.fujitsu.com/group/ftml/.
Haier (Qing Dao) Telecom Co., Ltd. has licensed Red Bend's vRapid Mobile® for firmware over-the-air updating and vDirect Mobile™ for device management for its HG-V70 GSM mobile phone, which is available for China Mobile Communications Corp. (CMCC) subscribers.
Haier (Qing Dao) Telecom Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary company of Haier Group with the first class SMT soft production line and testing equipment. Its advanced mobile phone manufacturing facilities can produce both GSM and CDMA phones with an annual production capacity at more than 15 million sets. Under the guide of the philosophy of fashion technology, Haier has committed itself to integrate the frontier wireless telecommunication technology into fashionable mobile phone products and to embody new technology by fashion. In addition, Haier mobile has won a number of awards including consecutively four times being highly praised by "CCID China's Mobile Telephone Subscriber Degree of Satisfaction Survey." Visit: http://mobile.haier.com.
Founded in 1987, Huawei is an entirely employee-owned private company and a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider with a vision to enrich life through communication. Through the company’s 150,000 employees and dedication to customer-centric innovation and strong partnerships, Huawei has established end-to-end capabilities across the carrier networks, enterprise and consumer markets by providing competitive solutions and services, which have been deployed in over 140 countries, serving more than one-third of the world’s population. For more information, please visit www.huawei.com/en/.
Intel (NASDAQ: INTC), the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live. Visit: newsroom.intel.com and blogs.intel.com.
Inventec Appliances Corporation, a leading manufacturer of smart handheld products based in Taiwan, has licensed Red Bend’s vRapid Mobile® software for firmware over-the-air (FOTA) updating and vDirect Mobile™ software for device management (DM) on both feature phones and smartphones using the Qualcomm Brew platform and Windows Mobile platform. The Inventec OKWAP branded mobile phone models — W316C and WG209 — enabled by Red Bend’s MSM solutions are currently available in the China market.
Established in 2000, Inventec Appliances Corporation (IAC) has become one of Taiwan’s top 100 corporations, whose products cover both Smart Handheld and Network Application areas. IAC uses a Community Own Brand Marketing (COBM) and Integrated Original Design Manufacturing (IODM) dual operating model. With the integration of the dual efficient business models, IAC is eager to become the global best partner providing smart handheld products and network terminals, and to make its own brand OKWAP the No. 1 brand in the global Chinese market. Visit: http://www.inventec.com/.
JRC is a manufacturer with wireless technology at the core of the company. It has three areas of operations: Communications, Systems, and Marine Products. JRC has selected Red Bend Software to provide firmware updates for its PHS mobile phones used by Japanese operator WILLCOM. JRC Communications Products include subscriber wireless devices for the "last mile" solution in broadband networks, wireless LAN related products for outdoor use, GPS receivers, communications equipment that will permit wireless mobility in the future, and testers for mobile R&D and repair centers. In the Systems field we offer highly reliable technology for systems that are indispensable in building social infrastructure, including management and control systems for water mains, highways, communications lines, and disaster communication networks. In the Marine products field we are deeply involved in communication and navigation systems for safe operation of ships, fishing, and fish farming systems that contribute toward tomorrow's marine operations. Since its founding in 1915, JRC has pursued an independent path as a leading company in information technology and wireless communications equipment, and intends to continue to pursue creative activities in these fields. Visit: http://www.jrc.co.jp.
The K-Touch line comes from Beijing Beny Wave Science And Technology Co., Ltd., the professional high-tech company specializing in R&D, manufacturing and marketing. It is also one of the manufacturing enterprises that have officially obtained the license of manufacturing GSM/GPRS, CDMA mobile phones issued by the National Committee of Development and Reformation. Visit: http://www.k-touch.cn.
Kyocera has licensed Red Bend's vRapid Mobile® and vDirect Mobile™ for its mobile phones. With its CDMA mobile communication terminals, Kyocera is a leader in the implementation of high-quality data communication. Its PHS phones deliver excellent audio quality, high-speed, stable data communication, and low-cost base station networks. Moreover, the iBurst ™ system developed by Kyocera realizes wireless wide-area broadband networks. In addition, by integrating the KYOCERA brand with the SANYO brand, Kyocera will provide a broader line of communication systems and handsets with a global development strategy for diverse communications infrastructures. Visit: http://global.kyocera.com/prdct/telecom/consumer/.
Lenovo Mobile has licensed Red Bend's vRapid Mobile® for firmware over-the-air updating and vDirect Mobile™ for device management in Lenovo's i399 feature phone for China Mobile Communications Corp. (CMCC).
Lenovo Mobile Communication Technology, Ltd., subsidiary of Lenovo Group, is a well known player in the Chinese mobile phone industry that specializes in the R&D, production and marketing of mobile phones. Lenovo Mobile is dedicated to bringing end users the best mobile phones with state-of-the-art technology that will satisfy their needs for value-added services and allow them to communicate anywhere, anytime. Visit: www.lenovomobile.com.
LG Electronics has selected Red Bend's vRapid Mobile® firmware over-the-air update solution for deployment on its 3G handsets. Red Bend's FOTA software will allow LG Electronics to quickly, reliably and cost-effectively deliver firmware updates over the air to its most advanced mobile devices. LG Electronics 3G handsets, which provide greater bandwidth and support video telephony, multimedia messaging services (MMS) and other sophisticated applications, are deployed by major network operators in Asia, Europe and North America.
LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company is the world's leading manufacturer of WCDMA (UMTS), CDMA and GSM handsets, and the fastest growing manufacturer of mobile phones worldwide. The company provides a total range of wired and wireless solutions, and is rapidly establishing a global presence as it cultivates international market share in 3G handsets. Visit: http://www.lg.com/us/mobile-phones/index.jsp.
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. Inspired by our vision of seamless mobility, the people of Motorola are committed to helping you connect simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that you want and need. We do this by designing and delivering "must have" products, "must do" experiences and powerful networks - along with a full complement of support services. Visit: http://www.motorola.com/Consumers/US-EN/Home.
NEC CASIO Mobile Communications is a joint venture company established by the integration of the mobile communication businesses of NEC Corporation (NEC) and Casio Hitachi Mobile Communications (CHMC). NEC CASIO Mobile Communications plans, develops, produces and maintains mobile communication devices and operates a content business for mobile phones. By integrating the Mobile Terminal Operations Unit, NEC’s mobile phone device business unit, and all of the sales, development, manufacturing and maintenance businesses of CHMC, the company has a highly competitive range of products thanks to the excellent technology development capabilities and product planning capabilities of the two companies. Visit: http://www.nec-casio-mobile.com/.
Rooted in China, Nollec is a worldwide leading provider of wireless terminal solutions, products and services, giving people easy and effective communications anywhere and anytime. Nollec's product portfolio extends to include long standby phones as well as the CMCC Edge, PTT and smart phones. Nollec also has extensive experience in designing products for Europe, the Americas and Asia.
NTT DOCOMO licenses Red Bend's full portfolio of mobile software management solutions, including vRapid Mobile® for updating firmware over-the-air updating, vRapid Mobile for managing software components over the air and vDirect Mobile™ for device management.
NTT DOCOMO is the world's leading mobile operator and provider of advanced mobile services. The company serves over 54 million customers in Japan, including 48 million using i-mode™, the world's most popular mobile e-mail/Internet platform, and 49 million using FOMA™, the world's original 3G mobile service based on W-CDMA. As a leader in the development of cutting-edge mobile technologies, DOCOMO is continually expanding the role of mobile phones as versatile and highly personalized "lifestyle tools" for everyday life, including with a wide range of innovative services for mobile payments, GPS, mobile TV, multimedia content and much more. NTT DOCOMO is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. Visit www.nttdocomo.com.
Panasonic Mobile Communications aims to link together the hearts of the people of the world and contribute to the realization of a secure, safe, comfortable, and convenient ubiquitous network society, through cutting-edge technology in mobile communications devices. It also actively focuses on global development collaborations to support the creation of new product line-ups, and on the strategic utilization of intellectual property. Visit: http://www.panasonic.net/corporate/segments/pmc.
Red Bend Software's vDirect Mobile™ device management client software is pre-integrated with and pre-optimized for Qualcomm's Brew® Mobile Platform, a flexible operating system platform for mobile devices.
Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) is a leader in developing and delivering innovative digital wireless communications products and services based on CDMA and other advanced technologies. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Qualcomm is included in the S&P 100 Index, the S&P 500 Index and is a 2009 FORTUNE 500® company. Visit www.qualcomm.com.
A French, international scale, high technology company, Sagem Communications specializes in broadband communications and convergence in particular in the following areas: printing terminals, digital TV set-top boxes, broadband and residential terminals, communicating energy management solutions and telecom systems and partnerships. The company is in a leadership position in these sectors thanks to its proven capacity for innovation. Sagem Communications aims to become a world leader in convergence and broadband terminals. With a turnover of more than 1.3 billion euros, Sagem Communications employs 6,570 people on five continents and is headquartered in Paris. The sustainable development policy commitment at Sagem Communications starts right from the product design stage. It applies to the whole of the industrial process, the eco-design in accordance with ISO standards and includes the energy consumption of the products, and is included in an ethical charter applicable to all its suppliers. Visit: www.sagem-communications.com.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has licensed Red Bend's full suite of MSM solutions, including vRapid Mobile® for software management and firmware updating over the air (FOTA) and vDirect Mobile™ for device management (DM). Samsung 3G smartphones that are Red Bend-Enabled™ include: Samsung Moment™ for Sprint and Samsung Behold® II for T-Mobile, which use the Google Android platform; and Vodafone 360 Samsung H1 and M1, which use the LiMo Release 2 Platform.
Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies and is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. Visit: http://www.samsung.com/us/consumer/mobile/mobile-phones/index.idx?pagetype=type.
Red Bend Software has signed a global agreement with Sharp Corporation to deploy its vRapid Mobile® FOTA client and Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) device management (DM) client on Sharp mobile phones. Using Red Bend's patented FOTA solution and DM client, Sharp mobile devices will be able to more quickly deliver updated firmware over-the-air to phones already in users' hands. In this way, Sharp can deliver new features and products to the market more quickly and enhance the user's satisfaction with the phone.
Sharp is among the most successful mobile phone providers in the sophisticated Japanese market and a large supplier to the leading mobile network operators in Japan. Sharp's advanced 3G mobile phones equipped with Red Bend's vRapid Mobile will provide a fail-safe function, which protects the integrity of the FOTA update in the event of a power loss to the phone. Visit: http://www.sharp-phone.com/.
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR – TSX: SW) modems and software connect people and systems to mobile broadband networks around the world. The Company offers a diverse product portfolio addressing enterprise, consumer, original equipment manufacturer, specialized vertical industry, and machine-to-machine markets, and provides professional services to customers requiring expertise in wireless design, integration, and carrier certification. Visit www.sierrawireless.com.
SIMCom Wireless Solutions (Shanghai), a subsidiary of SIM Technology Group Ltd., is a world leading supplier in high quality wireless modules for different technology platforms in GSM/GPRS/ EDGE, WCDMA/HSxPA and TD-SCDMA. ABI Research reports that the Cellular Module shipment based on SIMCom solutions has placed the company in the No.3 position in the worldwide market in 2007. By partnering with third parties, SIMCom Wireless provides customized design solutions in M2M, WLL, Mobile Computing, GPS and other applications. Visit www.sim.com/wm.
Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications has signed a global agreement with Red Bend Software to embed Red Bend's vRapid Mobile® FOTA software and vDirect Mobile™ in Sony Ericsson mobile handsets. Red Bend's FOTA solution allows Sony Ericsson to generate extremely compact update packages that are optimized for delivery to mobile phones over narrow bandwidth networks. The updated package is then quickly, securely and reliably installed within the limited memory environment of the phone. Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB serves the global communications market with innovative and feature-rich mobile phones, accessories, PC-cards and M2M solutions. Visit: http://www.sonyericsson.com.
TechFaith (NASDAQ: CNTF) is a China-based company with global operations focused on opportunities in mobile phones and the fast growing motion gaming markets.
TechFaith engages in the development and production of middle to high end handsets and tailor made handsets. TechFaith’s original developed products (“ODP”) include multimedia phones and Android based phones; and handsets with interactive online gaming and professional game terminals with phone functionality. With the capability of developing Middleware Application MMI/UI software on 2G/2.5G(GSM/GPRS, CDMA1X), 3G(EV-DO, WCDMA/UMTS, TD-SCDMA) and 3.5G(HSDPA) communication technologies, TechFaith is able to provide Middleware Application MMI/UI software packages that fulfill the specifications of handset brand owners and carriers in the global market. TechFaith develops, manufacturers and markets branded mobile phones for differentiated market segments in the global market, such as under its wholly-owned subsidiary brand name 17FOX Mobile for the smartphone business, which targets enterprise users and operator tailored market, and licensed brands targeting teenagers. Visit http://www.techfaithwireless.com/
Telit is an international mobile communications specialist. The Wireless Solutions Business Unit develops, produces and sells GSM/GPRS, UMTS/HSDPA and CDMA/EVDO modules for machine-to-machine communication (M2M). Telit sells its modules worldwide via sales offices in Israel, Germany, Great Britain, Denmark, Spain, Italy, France, Taiwan, Korea and the USA. Telit's key target group is system integrators who are developing various vertical M2M applications and require the communication modules needed to do this. Depending on the application and the required depth of integration, users can choose between the product ranges GT, GM, GE, GC, CC and UC. Telit Communications S.p.A. is a fully owned subsidiary of Telit Wireless Solutions SRL, a subsidiary of Telit Communications plc that has been listed on the London stock exchange since 2005 on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) (code: TCM). Visit: http://www.telit.com/.
Texas Instruments (NYSE: TXN) helps customers solve problems and develop new electronics that make the world smarter, healthier, safer, greener and more fun. A global semiconductor company, TI innovates through design, sales and manufacturing operations in more than 30 countries. Visit: www.ti.com.
ZTE is a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions. The ZTE product range is the most complete in the world – covering virtually every sector of the wireline, wireless, service and terminals markets. The company delivers innovative, custom-made products and services to customers in more than 120 countries, helping them to achieve continued revenue growth and to shape the future of the world's communications. ZTE commits around 10 percent of annual turnover to research and development and takes a leading role in a wide range of international bodies developing emerging telecoms standards. It is the fastest growing telecoms equipment company in the world, and is China's only listed telecoms manufacturer, with shares publicly traded on both the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges. ZTE was the only Chinese IT and telecoms manufacturer listed in BusinessWeek 2005's Information Technology 100 and was included in its 2006 ranking of China's Top 20 brands. Visit www.zte.com.cn.